Claudio M. Radaelli is the Chair of the Osservatorio AIR Scientific Committee. He is the Chair of Comparative Public Policy at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Florence, on leave from University College London (2020-2025). Claudio teaches Regulatory Reform and Policy Design at the STG, both to Masters students and within the Executive Training Programme of the STG. Over the last five years, he has offered a 8-hour workshop on Regulatory Impact Assessment at the College of Europe.
Claudio is on the Steering Committee of the Standing Group on Regulation & Governance of the European Consortium for Political Research. He is a member of the College of the International Public Policy Association and member of the Board of the International Association of Legislation (IAL). He serves on committees and review bodies of social science foundations, journals and political science associations. Claudio is editor-in-chief of the International Review of Public Policy, the new flagship journal of the International Public Policy Association, after having co-edited the European Journal of Political Research for six years.
Prior to joining the STG, Claudio was Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for European Governance at the University of Exeter (2004-2018) and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Bradford, where he started his academic career. In 2014 he was full-time IdEx chair at the Centre Emile Durkheim at the University of Bordeaux, and before that part-time Professor at the University of Agder (Kristiansand) and Sciences-Po Paris. For four years Claudio was honorary Adjunct Professor in Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. Claudio is visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. He holds a BA in Economics and Social Sciences (Bocconi University) and a PhD in Political Science (Florence). Before starting his academic career, Claudio worked for seven years in research institutes, consultancy firms and associations of firms in Milan and Rome.
An expert on the European Union and regulation, Professor Radaelli’s fields of specialization include the theory of policy learning, regulatory reforms, and the European Union’s influence on domestic politics and public policy (Europeanization). On regulation in particular, he contributed to the literature with studies on regulatory impact assessment, regulatory indicators, and the implementation of regulatory reform policy instruments. His two ERC advanced grants deal with regulation. In 2009-2014 Claudio was awarded the ERC advanced grant Analysis of Learning in Regulatory Governance (ALREG). At the STG, he is completing an ERC grant called Procedural Tools for Effective Governance (PROTEGO) http://protego-erc.eu/.